Reddick will succeed Deidre Goodwin in the role of Ardelia Mapp beginning June 1. As previously announced, Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley will play a limited engagement as Dr. Hannibal Lecter June 1-24.
David Garrison (Hannibal Lecter), Jenn Harris (Clarice Starling) and Stephen Bienskie (Buffalo Bill) currently head the cast of Silence, which also features Callan Bergmann, Harry Bouvy, Ashlee Dupré, Annie Funke, Goodwin, Howard Kaye, Topher Nuccio, Pamela Bob and Doug Trapp.
Ronica V. Reddick appeared in The Jerusalem Syndrome and The Underwear Musical at NYMF; Dancing with Abandon and Jonestown at FringeNYC; A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre); Harriet Jacobs (Kansas City Rep); and The Bluest Eye (Long Wharf & Hartford Stage).
Billed as the unauthorized parody of "The Silence of the Lambs," the musical features a book by Hunter Bell, music and lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan and direction and choreography by Christopher Gattelli.
Music supervisor is Mark Hartman, with orchestrations by Brian J. Nash.
Silence! is produced Off-Broadway by Theater Mogul.
The 9th Space Theatre at Performance Space 122 is located at 150 First Avenue (at 9th St.). Tickets are available by calling (212) 352-3101 or through www.SilenceTheMusical.com.